November 6, 2014
- 110 Criminal Law
- 110XXIV Review
- 110XXIV(M) Presumptions
- 110k1144 Facts or Proceedings Not Shown by Record
- 110k1144.15 Custody and conduct of jury
The rule that juries are presumed to follow instructions is not absolute; the Court of Appeals will not blindly assume that a jury is able to follow a district court’s instruction to ignore the elephant in the deliberation room.
U.S. v. Lee , 573 F.3d 155, (C.A.3 (Pa.), 2014)